Brian joined Vodori in 2021 as the Vice President of Engineering and is responsible for leading the Vodori development and engineering teams in building the Pepper Cloud Product Suite and delivering exceptional user experiences. Brian has extensive experience as an engineering leader and prior to joining Vodori, scaled a team from 8 up to 45 engineers as Head of Technology (CTO) for Friendsurance in Berlin, Germany. Brian holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Science in Engineering Management from The Gordon Institute at Tufts University.
Fun facts about Brian:
- Enjoys flying (certified private pilot) and brewing beer as hobbies, though not together. Plans to build his own aircraft in the future.
- He and his wife are passionate ice hockey fans and have been Boston Bruins season ticket holders for many years
- Has visited (defined as spending at least one night) over 30 countries, 43 out of 50 US states, and 14 out of 16 German states